Case Detail
CitationOliver v. State, 60 A.3d 1093 (Del. 2013)
CrimeDrug crimes
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
Trial Year2010
BodySupreme court
OpinionDefendant was convicted in the Superior Court of Sussex County, Delaware of possession with intent to deliver cocaine and related offenses. The Supreme Court of Delaware held that grant of recess until following morning in order to permit defendant to review notes of the prosecution's forensic chemist who performed tests on substances seized from defendant was not appropriate sanction for the prosecution's discovery violation in failing to disclose notes. The prosecution conceded the Brady violation, and the Court reversed the conviction due to the Superior Court's inadequate remedy.
Determination Year2013
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectReversal of conviction
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web link